Huge Fines and a Ban on Default Passwords in New UK Law
Friday November 26, 2021. 01:01 AM , from Slashdot
In 2017, for example, hackers stole data from a US casino via an internet-connected fish tank. There have also been reports of people accessing home webcams and speaking to family members. And poor security on a home wi-fi router could have been behind the uploading of illegal child abuse images from a home network that led to police accusing an innocent couple of the crime. While there are strict rules about protecting people from physical harm -- such as overheating, sharp components or electric shocks -- there are no such rules for cyber-breaches.
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